Coty perfume Promotion
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Arrest at Fiumicino
Arrest at Fiumicino / Maria
<>Photo: Ron Galella / Life
<>Grand Hotel (Italy)
Cover: Jo Richard
Movie starring Sophia under the direction of Lina Wertmüller which was to begin on July 28. Sophia's lawyers say that the producers failed to meet her client's financial obligation.
Announcement in June of an American movie project called Success to be shot in September with actor and director Burt Reynolds. The movie is never made.
Sophia Loren: Her Own Story
TVE, Spain, June 16-17
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum (UK)
National Italian American Foundation
Sophia by Coty is inspired by no less a personalitythan Sophia Loren.
IAMANEH Benefit Gala - February
Sophia is in Gstaad, Switzerland, to attend a benefit gala for the International Association for Maternal and Neonatal Health under the honorary presidency of baroness Edmond de Rothschild and professor Hubert de Watteville, who founded the association in 1977. The gala is hosted by Fernch actor Jean-Claude Brialy with the presentation of Dior Winter 1982-1983 Dior fur collection.
Perfume Promo in London - April
Sophia is in London in April to promote her perfume which bears the slogan Every Inch a Woman. She refuses to give any interview precising she is in England to promote a new perfume and not to talk about her personal life.
Tieta Press Conference - July 15
Sophia meets the press at her Rome lawyer's office to discuss her jail term and the reason for pulling out of her film contract for Tieta (The Italian China Syndrome) which was to be directed by Lina Wertmüller. "Sophia is quoted as saying: "I am astonished and saddened but I am not to blame for what has happened and above all I reject the inept, offensive attempt to saddle me with the responsibility for the film's failure to be made."
N.I.A.F. Gala Dinner - September 11
Sophia, Lee Iacocca and Yale University president A. Bertlett Giamatti are all on hand at the Fourth Biennial Tribute Dinner of the National Italian American Foundation in Washington, D.C. Sophia is awarded the Performing Arts Achievement Award.
Perfume Promo in New York - October 15
Sophia is in New York City to promote her perfume. She lodges at the Pierre Hotel during her stay. The round of pre-Christmas promotion in shopping malls and large stores for bother her perfume and Zyloware glasses continues until Christmas with the arrival of both sons from Switzerland for the holidays they all spend at their California ranch.
She is at B. Altman's Manhattan store on the 16th.
Grand Hotel, Oggi, Stop
Frau im Spiegel, Freizeit Revue, Das Goldene Blatt, Neue Welt
France Soir Magazine, Jours de France, Nous Deux Flash, Revue Chiens 2000, Télé 7 Jours, Télé Star, VSD
Garbo, Hola, Lecturas, Semana
Ladies' Home Journal, McCall's, National Enquirer
Dick Cavett Show- May 4
Guest on PBS talk show with host Dick Cavett.
The Today Show- October 19, 20, 21
Interview on NBC morning show by Gene Shalit.
Caserta Prison - May 19
Sophia decides of her own free will to fly from Paris to Rome where she is arrested upon her arrival at Fiumicino airport for tax invasion and driven to the women's prison in Caserta. She was originally sentenced to four months in jail but an appeal court gave her a one-month sentence and a 12-million-lira fine. Sophia has always denied guilt stating that she only did what her accountant told her to. Bouquets of roses and telegrams came in from supporters and other celebrities. Journalists and photographers from all over the world came to cover the story and get exclusive rights on Sophia's diary or pictures in prison. Her most touching visit happens when Aunt Dora and Uncles Mario and Guido came from Pozzuoli. The jail is in a former convent is run by 6 nuns. Sophia's single cell has pink walls, a bed, a small wardrobe, a table, a B/W television, a private bathroom and an unbarred window looking out on the prison's barren courtyard.
Kappa Fake Picture - MayThe Kappa Photo Agency sells a fake picture - a photomontage from the film Una giornata particolare - of Sophia behind bars which is published in many magazines. After her release from prison, Sophia goes to Rome Justice Building on June 14 to give evidence on a charge that pictures of her at the prison windows were faked.
Caserta Prison - June 5
Sophia leaves the Caserta women's prison in the morning of June 5, freed under a court order after serving 17 days of a 30-day jail sentence. She drives away from the Caserta prison en route to her mother's house, in Rome, in a silver Mercedes escorted by four police cars. About her jail term, she says, "If you have to pay such a price to see your family, and to see your niece, and to see your own country, and to have your smile back in your face, I think, I think you can do it even though you suffer very much."
Goodbye to Pierre Balmain - June 29
Pierre Balmain, Sophia's clothes designer for The Millionairess, dies of liver cancer in Paris.
Sophia personally autographs limited-edition lithograph called Hope for the World Federation of United Nations Associations which go on sale on September 7.
Coty perfume Promotion
Hope for the World lithograph
by Sophia Loren
Marina di San Nicola
"Free SophIa" demonstration
Little Italy, New York
IAMANEH Benefit / Castet
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